Tyler received his training from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Since graduating he has performed professionally across North America.

Tyler was a member of the Broadway Company of Les Misérables, reprising the roles he played in the Toronto production (Mirvish) and understudying the roles of Thénardier, Grantaire and Bamatabois. He stayed with the company for nine glorious months before accepting a role in a Nickelodeon TV series.

In Toronto, he was featured prominently in the world premiere production of The Lord of the Rings: The Musical; the North American premiere of Dirty Dancing; and the 25th anniversary production of Les Misérables (all with Mirvish Productions).

In the summer of 2009, he joined the North American touring company of Disney’s The Lion King as the loveable meerkat, Timon. For 13 months he zigzagged the continent, performing for hundreds of thousands of people.

Tyler plays the main antagonist, Bill Anderson in the indie feature, “Generation Wolf” (2016). Bill is a low life drug dealer who gets an old friend, Vince (actor/director/writer, Christian De La Cortina) in trouble with some very dangerous people.

He also plays a small-minded math teacher in “Jazz Hands” which is scheduled for release in the summer of 2017.

On Television Tyler has appeared in CBC’s “Kim’s Convenience” and “Murdoch Mysteries”, BBC America’s “Orphan Black” and “Copper”, and the hit Nickelodeon shows: “Star Falls”, “Make it Pop”, “Max & Shred”, “The Other Kingdom” and “Life With Boys”.  To see a list of other shows he has been on click the imdb link at the bottom of your screen. 

Tyler is also a successful acting coach and teacher. He has served as dialogue/acting coach for several successful TV series, coaches privately and is on the faculty at The Randolph Theatre School in Toronto.